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WIN Stadium, Wollongong, NSW

Gates open
16:30
A-League Women's kick off
17:05
Women's Full-time
18:55
A-League Men's kick off
19:45
Men's Full-time
21:30

Important travel advice

Fans are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time.

When catching public transport, plan ahead, allow extra travel time and sit or stand on the green dots. You can also check real-time capacity indicators when planning your trip or boarding services.

Trains run regularly to Wollongong on the South Coast Line, and the stadium is within walking distance.

Remember it’s mandatory to wear a face mask and you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device when travelling to and from the event. Register your details via the Opal website or app ahead of time.

If you’re driving, travel with your group and use nearby local parking. Allow extra travel time as traffic may be heavier than usual, you can find real-time updates on traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

Additional measures and staff will be in place around transport hubs and the racecourse to safely manage crowds arriving and leaving the event so please be patient, practise physical distancing while in queues and follow the directions of staff on site.

Opal

You can use an Opal card for all modes of public transport in Sydney and surrounding regions, including metro, trains, buses, ferries and light rail.

Remember to top up your Opal card before you travel to avoid waiting in line at top-up machines. You can top up your card online or at an Opal retailer.

More ways to pay

If you have a contactless-enabled American Express, Mastercard or Visa debit or credit card, or a linked device, you can use it to pay for your travel by tapping on and tapping off at Opal card readers. Available on all public transport services including metro, trains, buses ferries and light rail, contactless payments are another way to pay on the Opal network. Adult Opal fare pricing applies and you will receive Opal benefits, including daily and weekly fare caps.

Sydney Metro services are high-frequency, driverless trains running between Tallawong Station and Chatswood Station.

Metro services start from the early morning running every 10 minutes until late. Change at Epping to connect with train services to the city for trains to Wollongong.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

For Metro service disruption information, check trackwork and travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

The closest station to WIN Stadium is Wollongong on the South Coast Line. The stadium is approximately 15 minutes walk from the station via Burelli Street. Alternatively, you can catch the free Gong Shuttle from Crown Street which stops near the stadium.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

Trackwork

Weeknight trackwork is taking place on Friday 3 December and may affect how you travel to and from the event:

  • T1 Western Line: From 10pm until 2am, trains run to a changed timetable and make extra stops at Homebush, Burwood and Ashfield. Some trains to the City end at Olympic Park. Change at Lidcombe to continue your journey.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: From 10pm until 2am, some trains to the City end at Olympic Park. Change at Lidcombe to continue your journey. Homebush trains run between Rhodes, Strathfield and the City only.

Trackwork is carried out on an ongoing basis to maintain the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the Sydney Trains network. Trackwork may affect how you travel so allow plenty of extra travel time and plan ahead. For the latest information check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

Regular bus routes stop within walking distance of WIN Stadium including routes 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 31, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 90 and 92.

A number of regular bus routes make stops along Corrimal St and Burelli St to get you within walking distance of WIN Stadium.

You can also catch a 'Free Gong Shuttle' (routes 55A and 55C) that operates every 20 minutes from 8am until 6pm on weekends. The shuttle runs in both directions on a loop from Wollongong Station to Wollongong University via Wollongong Hospital, Burelli Street and the Innovation Campus. Visit Premier Illawarra - Free Gong Shuttle for bus times and maps of bus stop locations.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

For bus service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

L2 Randwick light rail services run between Circular Quay and Randwick via Central Station (Chalmers Street) and the L3 Kingsford line services run between Circular Quay and Kingsford via Central Station (Chalmers Street). 

Please note that from 5am until 7pm on Friday 3 December L2 Randwick and L3 Kingsford light rail services will  not run between Town Hall and Circular Quay due to an event at QVB. Services will continue to run between Town Hall and Randwick / Juniors Kingsford via Central Station (Chalmers Street). Plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Change at Central to connect with train services to Wollongong on the South Coast Line.

Due to light rail vehicle repairs, buses are replacing all light rail services on the L1 Dulwich Hill Line between Central Grand Concourse and Dulwich Hill until further notice. Consider using alternative transport and allow extra travel time. For more information and replacement bus stop locations, see the Transport news story.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

For maps and service frequencies see Light rail service information. For Light rail service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Traffic may be heavier than normal in the area on roads approaching Wollongong CBD and on local roads around WIN Stadium as fans travel to the game so allow for additional travel time.

Road closures will be in place before kick off on sections of Harbour St between Stewart St and Crown St, and Burelli St between Corrimal St and Harbour St. Roads will re-open once crowds have cleared the area. 

For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW or download a real-time traffic app.

Pick up and drop off locations are available at:

  • Burelli Street between Corrimal and Harbour Street (eastbound)
  • Crown Street between Harbour Street and Marine Drive (westbound)

For details of taxi networks servicing the area, visit Transport operators.

Limited parking is available within close proximity to WIN Stadium including:

  • WIN Stadium Car Park (opposite the Sage Hotel) – pay and display & special event parking rates apply
  • Stewart Street Multi Story
  • Stewart Street East – special event parking rates apply
  • Salvation Army Carpark (Stewart Street)
  • St Francis Xavier Cathedral
  • Woolworths Car Park, Burelli Street
  • Market Street
  • David Jones Car Park
  • Wollongong Central (GPT)
  • Crown Central (North & South)
  • Wollongong Station Car Park

A drop off zone will also be available on Burelli Street between Harbour and Corrimal Street.

For more information visit WIN Stadium – Getting to the Venue

Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon.  You can select "accessible services only" in the Options to ensure you only see accessible services. Only trip plans with accessible train platforms, ferry wharves and buses will be presented. See accessible travel or download a transport app (select the "Accessibility" filter).